Matthew L. Jones (A&S) and Chris Wiggins (SEAS) Aaron Plasek (TA) Yumou (Will) Wei (TA) Susannah Glickman (Grader) Data and data-empowered algorithms now shape our professional, personal, and political realities. This course introduces students both to critical thinking and practice in understanding how we got here, and the future we now are building together as scholars, scientists, and citizens.